Laura Wolvaardt is a well-known South African cricketer. She is from Milnerton, Cape Town, South Africa. Currently, she plays for Western Province, Adelaide Strikers, Northern Superchargers, and South Africa.
According to the source, she plays as a right-handed opening batter. She has previously played for Brisbane Heat. When she was 13 years old, she was selected to play for the Western Province U-19 girls’ team.
|Date of birth
|26 April 1999
|Milnerton, Cape Town
|25 years old (As of 2024)
|South Africa Women
Who is Laura Wolvaardt?
Laura is an South African Cricketer who currently South Africa National Cricket Team. She is a Right handed batsman for South Africa.
She was born on 26 April 1999 in Milnerton, Western Cape, South Africa. She had a strong interest in studies and initially wanted to pursue a career in medicine. However, her path took a different turn as destiny led her towards cricket. Laura started playing cricket at a very young age and was selected for the Western Province U-19 girls’ team at the age of 13. In October 2013, she made her first appearance for the Western Province senior team in a Twenty20 match against Boland women.
She completed her high school education at Parklands High School. She is well qualified and completed her graduation from Parklands College in 2017 with 7 Distinctions, ranking top in her class.
|Parklands High School
|Parklands College in 2017
Family & Relationship
|Father– Mr. Wolvaardt
Mother– Mrs. Wolvaardt
|1 Brother (Not Known)
Laura was born on 26 April 1999. Her age is 25 years old as of now. She took birth in Milnerton, Cape Town, South Africa. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.
|In centimeters- 170 cm In meters- 1.70 m In feet & inches- 5’7”
|In kilograms- 65 kg In pounds- 143 lbs
Laura Wolvaardt WPL
If we talk about Wolvaardt’s WPL team and career, then she was selected in the Gujarat Giants Women’s team with INR 30 Lakhs, and She made her WPL debut on 11 March 2023 while playing against Delhi Capitals Women, in which she has scored only one runs.
Laura Wolvaardt Net Worth
|Net worth – 2023
|$1 Million +
|Net worth in Indian rupees
|INR- 8 Crore +
Some Lesser Facts
- In March 2023, Woolvaardt was added to the Gujarat Giants squad as a mid-season replacement for Beth Mooney in the 2023 Women’s Premier League.
- Laura Wolvaardt jersey number is 14 in South Africa National team.
- On 26 February 2023, Wolvaardt played her hast Women T20 International (WT20I) Match for South Africa Against Australia.
- She played her last Women One day International (WODI) Match for South Africa Against England On 18 July 2022.
- After six year she got Test cap for South Africa against England On 27 June 2022 but she didn’t get a chance to play.
- When Wolvaardt was still in high school, she made her international debut for South Africa National team.
- At such a very young age of 24, Laura has already played 64 international matches in both shorter formats (WT20I and WODI).
- At the 2021 ICC Awards, she was named in the ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year.
- In March 2018, Laura was one of fourteen players to be awarded a national contract by Cricket South Africa ahead of the 2018-19 season.
- In 2017, Wolvaardt was awarded the Newcomer of the year at Cricket South Africa Awards.
- At the age of 17, In August 2016, Wolvaardt became the youngest player to hit century, male of female, for South Africa in international cricket Against Ireland.
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